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Arguments For - Or Against - Probabilism?

Hajek, Alan

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Four important arguments for probabilism - the Dutch Book, representation theorem, calibration, and gradational accuracy arguments - have a strikingly similar structure. Each begins with a mathematical theorem, a conditional with an existentially quantified consequent, of the general form: if your credences are not probabilities, then there is a way in which your rationality is impugned.Each argument concludes that rationality requires your credences to be probabilities.I contend that each...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/32449
Source: British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
DOI: 10.1093/bjps/axn045

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